Did you know SBDC clients start a new business every 30 minutes, create a new job every 5 minutes, generate $100,000 in new sales every 7.5 minutes, and raise $100,000 in capital every 11.4 minutes? Wisconsin has 15+ ready to help your entrepreneurial dreams! Find one below! #SBADCDay #SBA_WI

America's Small Business Development Centers

Thinking about starting or growing a business? Connect with your local Small Business Development Center → #SBDCday
Join SBA Administrator Linda McMahon in celebrating #SBDCDay on Wednesday, March 22. Visit to find your nearest SBDC.
Last year a new SCORE Mentors chapter in Lorain, Ohio, opened and it is ready and waiting to help #SmallBiz start, grow and succeed. Via its free consultations every Tuesday inside the Lorain Port Authority (319 Black River Lane) it already has helped nearly 25 clients in the county! (via The Morning Journal) #SBA_OH

SCORE seeks more clients, mentors in Lorain

Larry Batten, West Virginia Economic Development Specialist, provided Risk Management training to the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce. Call our WV District Office to learn more about training we can provide your community organizations: 304-623-5631.
SBA provides resources to help women entrepreneurs start, grow and succeed in business → [ Owl.li Link ] #InternationalWomensDay
Find a Women's Business Center near you → [ Owl.li Link ] #WomensHistoryMonth
Mitigating risk in your small business is essential for business success. Good risk management planning allows you to see and plan for problems before they happen. We’ll show you how on Mar. 21
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Risk Management for Your Business

Did you know the federal government buys nearly $100B worth of goods & services from small businesses each year? [ Owl.li Link ]
Small business owners have unique challenges to save for retirement. Learn strategies in our online course → [ Ow.ly Link ] #ASW17
Looking to start a #SmallBiz in #Michigan? Check out these resources from CBS Detroit, including #SBA_MI & others!

Resources For Minority & Women-Owned Businesses In Michigan

#SBA_IL’s 8(a) Business Development Program helped minority-owned Kairos Consulting Worldwide access federal contracts and grow sustainably. After nine years, the Chicago firm has recently graduated – read about what was learned. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Chicago consulting firm emerges stronger after completing 8(a) Business Development program

Launch SBA's online course for young entrepreneurs → [ Owl.li Link ]
Just like the Oscars, you can create categories that will award the various aspects that exist within your small business. From the “behind the scenes” nominees in human resources to the “frontline” nominees in sales, the opportunities to celebrate your team are endless → [ Owl.li Link ]
SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses. Find a mentor → [ Owl.li Link ]
Increasingly, crowdfunding is becoming a popular way for people to get startup financing for their businesses. Launch SBA’s course for an overview of crowdfunding → [ Owl.li Link ]
It's National Entrepreneurship Week! Use SBA's Business Plan Tool, a step-by-step guide to help you start a business → [ Owl.li Link ]
Whether you're hiring recent grads or seasoned professionals, having great employees can be a game changer for your business. Take SBA's online course to help you hire and retain employees → [ Owl.li Link ]
The SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office will host Boots to Business Reboot, a FREE two-day entrepreneur training program for Veterans of all eras (Service-members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves) and their spouses in Mission, Texas.

Wednesday, February 22nd & Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
09:00 A.M. – 04:30 P.M.
Mission Center for Education and Economic...
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